Jewish Renaissance Medical Center

Certified Nurse Midwife

US-NJ-Perth Amboy
2 months ago
ID
2017-1084
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

JOB SUMMARY:

The Certified Nurse Midwife is a clinician who is responsible for the obstetrical and gynecological clinical care of patients.  The midwife completes an accurate, legible, orderly chart entry at each contact with a patient at the center and participates in QA activities. 

 

Responsibilities

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1.  Performs complete health examination of prenatal and postpartum patients, including health history and physical examination, in accordance with protocols established by the physician in charge of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  2.  Provides direct care for women in labor, including management of normal delivery.
  3.  Provides health instruction for prenatal, postpartum and other patients.
  4.  Provides health examinations of inter-partum patients, especially those seeking advice concerning family planning and gynecological problems. Participates in OB/GYN call schedule as directed by OB/GYN.
  5.  An order appropriate laboratory studies as indicated, and interprets the results of laboratory tests.
  6.  Orders treatment in keeping with protocols established by the Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrician.
  7.  Carries out administrative activities in the Obstetrics and Gynecology section as directed by Chief Medical Officer or the OB/GYN.
  8.  Prepares reports of activities of the Obstetrics and Gynecology section as directed by the Chief Medical Officer or the OB/GYN.
  9.  Carries out additional duties including research projects, in-service education and community health education, as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer or OB/GYN.
  10.  Utimately responsible for follow-up of abnormal lab reports and patient referrals.
  11.  Perform pregnancy tests and routine prenatal screenings
  12.  Must be constantly aware of the symptoms of potential emergencies and must be able to take appropriate action.
  13.  Participate in staff education and in-service programs and offer expertise in Nurse Midwife areas.
  14.  Participate in post-nursing conferences and be able to teach antepartum care to the patient, her family, or both. Instruct patients on medication, treatments, procedures, pre-term labor, etc.
  15.  Prepares clear, sound, accurate and professional detailed reports
  16.  Maintains and services the maintenance of essential records, reports and files.
  17.  May be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office of related units.

Knowledge and Abilities

  •  Ability to acquire a thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, standards, policies, procedures, and objectives of the Center.
  •  Thorough knowledge of the administrative problems and ensures that proper standards are maintained, and that suitable and equitable work schedules are established.
  •  Ability to prepare and supervise the preparation of accurate and detailed clinical, medical and other records and reports.
  •  Ability to maintain the essential records and files.
  •  Ability to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office or related units.
  •  Ability to work in a team relationship.
  •  Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply basic rules, regulations, policies, standards, and procedures.
  •  Ability to work effectively with physicians, nurses, and patients and with those persons interested in or concerned with the work of the Center.
  •  Ability to develop and maintain effective and professional working relationships between the nursing and other staff members.
  •  Ability to prepare correspondence in the course of official duties.
  •  Ability to prepare and supervise the preparation of written summaries and reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  •  Ability to direct the establishment ad maintenance of the essential records and files.

Qualifications

Education

  •  Graduation from an accredited college with a certificate or Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and completion of an accredited Nurse Midwifery Program.

 Experience

  •  Two years of experience as a professional nurse in a hospital, clinic, school system, or other institution. . One to two years as a practicing nurse midwife.

  License

 

  •  Registration as a nurse in the State of New Jersey.
  •  Registration to practice midwifery in New Jersey.
  •  A certificate of qualification from the American College of Nurse Midwifery.
  •  NJ CDS and DEA in good standing.

 

 

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